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What Are Aggregated Gift Aid Donations?

You can ‘aggregate’ (add together) donations of £20 or less from assorted donors and present them as a single monetary income item. The total donation on one line cannot be higher than £1,000. (You will need to keep evidence of the individual donations and that they are gift aid applicable).

To claim Gift Aid on aggregated donations, you don’t enter the name and address details of individual donors as this will delay your repayment claim, you can just enter a straightforward description like ‘Wednesday club donors’, the date of the last donation and the total amount raised. This saves valuable time in the data input process without losing any Gift Aid income.

AdvantageNFP Fundraiser users can now combine batches of income, such as donations, that are valid for the claiming of Gift Aid into a single monetary income item, which can subsequently be included in the next Gift Aid online claim.

To read the HMRC rules around Aggregated Gift Aid claims please take a look at the following page on their website, specifically the “Aggregated Claim” section at the end of chapter 6.6: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/charities-detailed-guidance-notes/chapter-6-claims-and-returns

This indicates that only donations up to the value of a maximum threshold (currently £20.00) can be included in an aggregated donation and that you should keep an audit trail linking the aggregated donation input in AdvantageNFP Fundraiser to the paperwork proving that all donors in the aggregated donation provided Gift Aid Declarations and that each donation was no more than the maximum threshold.

The maximum total amount of a single aggregated donation that can be input into AdvantageNFP Fundraiser is set at £1000 per tax year.

This could also be particularly useful now GDPR has come into force, in that some new donors may indicate that they do not wish to be contacted yet provide a Gift Aid declaration. In this instance you could decide to combine that donation with any other such supporter donations in AdvantageNFP Fundraiser and not create such supporters as new parties within the database.

Posted 4 weeks ago

World Cup Fever!

Posted by Redbourn Business Systems on Friday, May 23, 2014 Under: Fundraising



The World Cup 2014 is nearly upon us, what are you doing to mark the occasion and raise funds for your charity or not for profit organisation?

To help celebrate and get into the spirit or the World Cup, the AdvantageNFP Team are holding a sweepstake. We will be pulling teams out of a hat and each hoping we hold the winning team.

To make it more fun and to get all our customers involved we are going to put our customers’ names in another hat and for each country pulled out we will pull a customer name out to match. But in order to participate and win £50 for your organisation, we want your organisation to ‘LIKE’ our Facebook page www.Facebook.com/AdvantageNFP

The draw will take place on Wednesday 4th June. So don’t delay, if you want a chance of winning, ‘LIKE’ our page today!  We will post the names of the customers pulled out of the hat on our website and send you a link.

That’s not all, we will also be holding our own fundraising activities to raise more funds for the lucky customer.

The World Cup provides a great opportunity for fundraising activities, with the excitement of watching your team in the group stages, hoping they secure a place in the next round. There are many fundraising ideas to help raise funds.

Sweepstakes
As well as having a sweepstake on the winning team there are loads of other sweepstakes you can organise, from the first goal scorer, to correct scores for each game, top goal scorer, most clean sheets, least goals conceded, the list is endless.  Simply charge people a fee to enter, with the winner receiving half the money in the pot and the rest as a donation.

World Cup Theme Day
Wear fancy dress for the day of one of the countries taking part in the tournament and pay to enter.

World Cup Cookies
Bake cookies and ice them with the flags of the countries taking part to sell to your colleagues.

Hold your own World Cup
Hold your own 5-a-side World Cup tournament, get your friends, family and colleagues to enter a team and charge a fee per player.

World Cup Kit 
Show your support for your country and pay to wear your football shirt to work.

 

In : Fundraising 


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